Wyatt Cenac          

American stand-up Comedian and Actor; Former Correspondent and Writer, "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"

Wyatt Cenac was born in New York City. After three years of big city life he had enough and moved to Dallas, Texas. Missing the big city life, Wyatt moved to North Carolina. After four years, he realized he got on the wrong plane and moved to the big city of Los Angeles where he would spend the next bunch of years doing comedy and getting into debt.

While in LA, Wyatt spent three seasons as a writer on FOX's animated show "King of the Hill" and also did stand up at shows like "Comedy Death Ray" and "The Tomorrow Show." To avoid his debt collectors, Wyatt spent most of his time performing at the Upright Citizens Brigade and Improv Olympic, where he did shows like "Rap Crisis Center," "The Armando Show" and did a regrettably terrible Barack Obama impression that found its way onto the Internet. In 2008, Wyatt starred in the film "Medicine for Melancholy" which was nominated for three Independent Spirit Awards and lost all three (Thanks a lot, "Synecdoche, New York").

Wanting to return to the big city he gave the finger to as a toddler, Wyatt moved back to New York in 2008 to join the news team of "The Daily Show" as a correspondent and writer. He forgot how cold it gets in the winter.

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